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Limited To Hot Guys ただしイケメンに限る

This is a fun, silly video based around the terribly cynical Japanese phrase: イケメンに限る (ikemen ni kagiru) meaning, limited to hot guys. I thought this would be a fun idea to play around… Continue reading

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The Gourmet’s Guide To Kitashinchi

Kitashinchi is perhaps one of the greatest dining and entertainment districts in Japan. Jason Frocht guides us around kaiseki banquets, sushi and clubs, giving insights into an expensive and delicious world.

Where We Belong: Akiko Takizawa

Akiko Takizawa’s photos have a sense of warmth and depth – from the deep blacks of collotype printing, to the nostalgic and instantly familiar subject matter of house, home, family, beloved places and… Continue reading

Tim Flach: More Than Human

Tim Flach, renowned photographer and ambassador for super high resolution Hasselblad cameras, in his Kyotographie lecture and interview. His photographs explore the complicated relationships between humans and animals, and also the anthropomorphic ideas… Continue reading

Still Crazy

The Tohoku earthquake was such a devastating event, but the ongoing pain for those who live in Fukushima are the effects of the triple meltdown. Taishi Hirokawa took a series of photos of… Continue reading

Travels to Mars

During the annual Kyotographie International Photography Festival, held in Kyoto earlier this year, visitors were treated to high-res, NASA captured images of the surface Mars. Curated by Xavier Barral, and put to a… Continue reading

What you do in Japan in June

June in Japan means the beginning of the rainy season; the beginning of a hot, humid summer; it means fireflies, and finally packing away the kotatsu blankets, and rediscovering the collection of uchiwa… Continue reading

Candle Night In Osaka

The Osaka Candle night (1000000人のキャンドルナイト@OSAKA CITY) is an exhibition of glass and fire sculptures. Held on two Wednesday nights in June, the earlier night is held in Chayamachi, while latter one cuts through… Continue reading

Biking Lake Biwa Video

On sturdy mami-chari (very basic push-bikes usually reserved for grocery shopping), Ryann and Felicity decided to bike around Lake Biwa, Japan’s largest lake. Overcoming weather, engineering malfunctions and clouds and clouds of bugs… Continue reading


Kyoto has become the home of a new, international photography festival: Kyotographie. Into its second, annual iteration, the three week long festival of exhibits, talks and workshops wrapped up on May 11th. The… Continue reading

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